Velma L. Aydelotte, 68, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. 

She was born October 8, 1945, in Morehouse, Mo., to the late James T. Bruce and Ellen (Hill) Bruce.

She attended Grace United Methodist Church and worked in food service at the VA Hospital.  She had also worked as a waitress at Grecian’s and Ryan’s. She enjoyed playing bingo.

She married John Aydelotte on February 21, 1985, in Greenville, Mo., who survives.

She is also survived by her children, Billy Joe Milton and Teresa McKinney; one sister, Francis P. Cole; two brothers, Junior Bruce and Doyle Bruce; three grandchildren, Stephanie Czerwonka, Jesse Russom and Heather Russom; as well as 6 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday April 17, 2014 at 12 noon followed by funeral service at 1pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, with J.C. Bryant officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.